Make Your Research Matter: Effective Ways to Work with Local Legislators

Date / Time

December 7, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


The Chicagoland chapter of the Scholars Strategy Network and Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy are excited to co-host a virtual workshop featuring researchers and local government officials that have worked on different projects bringing together scholars and city officials at the city and state level. Panelists will discuss lessons from their work to increase research collaborations between academia and government and the kind of impact this collaboration can have on public policy.

Panelists are:
Ralph Martire, Arthur Rubloff Endowed Professor of Public Policy at Roosevelt University and Executive Director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability

Greg Willis, Legislative Liaison for the Illinois Department of Human Services

Nneka Onwuzurike, City of Chicago Recovery Plan Program Manager & Community Wealth Building Lead Organizer

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